PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (July 29, 2013)The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of July 22 through July 28, deputies responded to 1,446 calls for service throughout the community.
THEFT CASE #13-43507: Between July 11 and 22, a 1995 orange colored forklift valued at $10,000 was stolen from a job site in the 3400 block of Broomes Island Road in Port Republic. The victim reported to DFC J. Bell that the forklift has a C.W. Wright Const. Co. sticker on it. Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC Bell at 410-535-2800 or to report information anonymously, go to http://www.co.cal.md.us/residents/safety/law/sheriff/ and click on the Crime Solvers link. Information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect could result in a $1,000 reward.
WEAPON VIOLATION 13-43856: On July 24 at approximately 12:06 a.m., Cpl. J. McCarroll conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an equipment violation on Md. Rt. 4 at Bright Lane in Owings. The driver, Leonard Cain Hill, Jr., 26 of Upper Marlboro, was found to be wanted with an open arrest warrant for second degree assault through the Calvert County Sheriff's Office. Hill was placed under arrest for the warrant and subsequent investigation revealed he was in possession of a semi-automatic handgun. Hill was charged with illegal possession of a firearm.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-43902, 43950, 43951, 44156, 44176: Someone punctured a tire causing $135 on a vehicle parked in the driveway of a home in the 8500 block of Stock Drive in Lusby between July 23 and 24. Dep. N. Lenharr is investigating. Two tires on a vehicle in the 700 block of Main Street in Prince Frederick were punctured during the same time frame and all four tires on a vehicle in the 12000 block of Pine Lane in Lusby were slashed as well. Dep. T. Buckler spoke with a victim in the 8400 block of Stock Drive in Lusby who also reported one tire slashed on his vehicle. Two tires were slashed on a vehicle in the 500 block of Windmill Drive in St. Leonard overnight during the same time frame. Dep. W. Beisel is investigating.
BURGLARY CASE #13-43985: Someone unlawfully entered a home in the 2000 block of Marble Lane in Owings on July 24 between 12:30 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. and stole a white and gray IPAD and a black Kindle Fire. DFC Lord is investigating.
BURGLARY CASE #13-44014: Unknown suspect(s) burglarized a home in the 300 block of Overlook Drive in Lusby sometime between July 19 and 24 and stole a television, VCR and DVD player. DFC M. Velasquez is investigating.
BURGLARY CASE #13-44084: St. Leonard Elementary School on St. Leonard Road was burglarized on July 25 at 1:51 a.m. Nothing appears to have been taken or damaged inside the building. DFC J. Hardesty is investigating.
BURGLARY CASE #13-44164: The neighbor of a victim of a burglary on West Mount Harmony Road in Owings was arrested on July 25. The victim's son, who was inside the home at the time, heard someone walking down the third floor stairs. When he went to investigate, he observed his neighbor in the backyard. Dep. T. Holt responded and made contact with the neighbor, identified as Nicholas James McClure, 20. McClure was questioned and arrested and charged with burglary.
FRAUD CASE #13-44216: A woman reported to DFC M. Velasquez that on July 24 she received a phone call from someone identifying themselves, by name, as her grandson. The person advised that he was incarcerated and needed money wired immediately for his bond. A second person got on the line and told the victim that he was a police officer and that additional funds needed to be provided because a large amount of drugs were found in her grandson's vehicle. After wiring the funds, the woman became concerned and telephoned her grandson, who advised he was not incarcerated. She then realized she was the victim of fraud and contacted the Sheriff's Office. Always contact law enforcement immediately if you detect suspicious activity or feel you may be the victim of a crime. The investigation is continuing.
WEAPON VIOLATION CASE #13-44495: On July 27 at 1:11 a.m., Dep. D. Roberts conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for crossing the white shoulder line multiple times on northbound Md. Rt. 4 near Cox Road in Huntingtown. He found the driver, identified as George Richard Dawson, 47 of Chesapeake Beach, to be in possession of suspected drugs and a weapon. Dawson was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams, possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a glass jar and plastic baggie and a glass smoking device, and transporting a handgun.
THEFT CASE #13-44603: DFC J. Bell is investigating the theft of a boat motor from a boat parked outside a home in the 5800 block of Long Beach Drive in St. Leonard sometime between July 25 and 27. The motor is an Evinrude 120 hp with white and blue stripes valued at $450.
THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #13-44814: On July 28 between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., someone smashed the rear window of a vehicle parked at a home in the 1000 block of Stagecoach Trail in Lusby and stole 2 Stihl chainsaws, a Craftsman laser level and a DeWalt chop saw from within the vehicle. The tools are valued at $590. Dep. L. Wood is investigating.
Disclaimer: In the U.S.A., all persons accused of a crime by the State are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. See: http://somd.me/presumed-innocence. Additionally, all of the information provided above is solely from the perspective of the respective law enforcement agency and does not provide any direct input from the accused or persons otherwise mentioned. You can find additional information about the case by searching the Maryland Judiciary Case Search Database using the accused's name and date of birth. The database is online at http://somd.me/mdcasesearch . Persons named who have been found innocent or not guilty of all charges in the respective case, and/or have had the case ordered expunged by the court can have their name, age, and city redacted by following the process defined at http://somd.me/expungeme .